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  • Cosa Nostra Strings

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    Comprising a unique instrumentation of cello, viola, violin, trombone, bass, and percussion, the Cosa Nostra Strings are an offshoot of Adam Theis’ omnivorous Jazz Mafia conglomeration, performing a...

  • Encore: Cosa Nostra Strings

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    Comprising a unique instrumentation of cello, viola, violin, trombone, bass, and percussion, the Cosa Nostra Strings are an offshoot of Adam Theis’ omnivorous Jazz Mafia conglomeration, performing a...

  • Dianne Reeves (On Demand)

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    GRAMMY winner and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves is jazz’s greatest living vocalist — an artist who embodies the music’s enduring values of elegance, class, and improvisational poise. Her string...

  • In My Mind w/ Mike Rodriguez

    Enter the mind of trumpeter, composer, and SFJAZZ Collective member Mike Rodriguez, whose approach to his instrument is based in awareness of the physical process of music making, being open to inspiration, playing off his emotions, and tapping into a state of pure expression.

    A GRAMMY-winning ...

  • Chucho Valdes & Irakere 50 (On Demand)

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    The most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz for more than half a century, virtuoso pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés returns with Irakere 50, the new iteration of the legendary ...

  • Drop the Needle w/ SFJAZZ Collective

    The Collective’s saxophonist and music director Chris Potter, drummer Kendrick Scott, and vibraphonist Warren Wolf share their spontaneous reactions to a range of compositions from jazz and pop icons who have been celebrated by the Collective over its 20-year history.

    Founded by SFJAZZ in 2004, ...

  • Johnathan Blake (On Demand)

    Known worldwide for his 15-year membership in Kenny Barron’s working trio and sideman duty with Pharoah Sanders, Chris Potter, Bill Frisell, and Tom Harrell among others, one of the most accomplished and in-demand drummers in modern jazz makes his West Coast debut as a leader with these four nigh...

  • Kenny Barron Quintet (On Demand)

    Expanding his stellar working trio to a quintet with the addition of SFJAZZ Collective trumpeter Mike Rodriguez and Bay Area-raised saxophone great Dayna Stephens, Kenny Barron explores new sonorities and textures in a program of originals and fresh takes on standards documented on his 2018 Blue ...

  • Listening Party w/ Kenny Barron

    Step into the SFJAZZ “living room” and hear artists and tastemakers spinning their favorite recordings while in conversation. Listening Parties offer listeners the chance to get behind-the-scenes and hear about music from the artist’s perspective. The format is an on-stage conversation in the Rob...

  • Paolo Angeli (On Demand)

    Guitarist Paulo Angeli is a musical conjurer, an artist whose imaginative leaps defy gravity. A composer, ethnomusicologist and instrument builder who draws on his deep knowledge of traditional Sardinian music, he inhabits a timeless zone as a soil-rooted master and brash experimentalist. While s...

  • Julian Lage: Rude Ruth (On-Demand)

    Night two of guitarist Julian Lage’s week as SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director brings a special night with Lage’s working trio featuring bassist Jorge Roeder and Dave King of The Bad Plus on drums, joined by the acclaimed singer and songwriter Margaret Glaspy for her collaborative project with La...

  • Ms. Lisa Fischer and Ranky Tanky’s Charlton Singleton

    Singer-Songwriter Ms. Lisa Fischer and Ranky Tank’s trumpeter, composer Charlton Singleton sit down with SFJAZZ Executive Artistic Director Terence Blanchard. They discuss the 30 year long relationship between the members of Ranky Tanky, their roots in Gullah music, as well as Ms. Lisa Fischers’ ...